Concerns Continue to Be Raised Over N.S. Oil Industry Expansion
During the fall, a delegation from Norway visited Newfoundland to expound the virtues of longlining over other fishing methods, in producing a higher quality product.
They have been practicing this principle for decades and the proof is in the fact that Norwegian and Icelandic cod has a well-earned reputation as being the best quality in the world.
It is rather ironic that in November, the Canada-Nova Scotia Petroleum Board approved the sale of two properties, almost abutting the Canadian ...
Changes Made to N.S. Fish Harvester Organizations Support Act
The Nova Scotia government is strengthening the regulations that govern the province’s fish harvesters and their organizations.
Changes to the Fish Harvester Organizations Support Act include the addition of definitions for terms used in the act and regulations.
The act requires fish harvesters to pay mandatory dues to accredited associations. The provisions of this act come into force if harvesters vote to implement the act in their region.
The act is in force in the three regions ...
Community Event to Celebrate Bluenose II
Nova Scotians and visitors are invited to join the captain and crew of the Bluenose II on Saturday, July 11, to celebrate the schooner in her home port of Lunenburg.
"Having Bluenose II sailing again is what we've all been waiting for. We are ready to celebrate and we invite everyone to celebrate with us," said Rachel Bailey, Mayor of the Town of Lunenburg.
The public will be invited to tour the ship after the ship sails into Lunenburg Harbour around 11:15 a.m. and lowers its sails before ...
Crew Safe After Vessel Sinks Off N.B. Coast
Four fishermen from Tignish were rescued in the waters off Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick Sunday morning after their vessel took on water.
The vessel was 154 kilometres east of Shippagan, N.B. and 93 kilometres northeast of Tignish, P.E.I.
Joint Task Force Atlantic says a distress signal came from the vessel's beacon after 4 a.m. AT. A Cormorant helicopter, a Hercules aircraft, a Coast Guard vessel and another fishing vessel in the area responded.
The fishermen were airlif...